Strawbale Studio

Natural Building & Sustainable Living Skills

Global Ecovillage Project – Online class

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GLOBAL ECOVILLAGE PROJECT Design a FUN and ECOLOGICAL Community !       The Goal is to design a FUN & ECOLOGICAL Place to LIVE !   Make a MODEL,  or…

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20 Most Important Things (a work in progress)

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I was asked by Matt McCoul, “What are the 20 things I think are most important?” I found that to be an inspiring question – do-able in size. Perhaps you…

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Thanks to 2019 + Past Donors

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 Gratitude to those who contributed to Strawbale Studio , . . . . . with time, energy, skills, and finances ! This is an evolving list for 2019  + Past…

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Getting Natural

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I have been reflecting on what simple, enjoyable things can help make a place, a home “more natural”.  Last year a fellow attended the Earth Plaster & Sculpting Workshop, and…

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Thanks to PAST DONORS !

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Funding and Contributions   Great thanks to all the folks who have contributed in so many ways to help build and teach, and support the process! It takes us all. There…

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Candle-Making & Nature Crafts Classes

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It is a joy to be together, and create useful things directly from nature ! December 7th & 8th,  of 2019  Folks came together in the cozy kitchen of the…

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Strawbale Build with Andrew Morrison. Selena Lucas home in Ann Arbor

Strawbale House Build in Ann Arbor ~ lead by Andrew Morrison

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July 21 – 27, 2019 was an adventurous week doing straw bale infill construction on the new home of Selena Lucas outside Ann Arbor, Michigan .  Andrew Morrison was the…

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Muddy Hands and Big Plans: One Month at Strawbale Studio

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Blog post by intern Stephanie Sykes When my husband Malte & I stumbled across the Strawbale Studio website in our search for sustainability education programs, we were immediately captivated by…

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STRAWBALE / COB BENCH- Collaboration between RCAH/MSU & Peckham of E. Lansing

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Bench Making from natural materials ! This project is a  collaboration of Steve Baibaks art studio at the Residential College of Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University. East Lansing,…

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How to Host an Authentic Weekend

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Blog by Intern, Eben Gardener:  Hello Strawbalers! Another authentic weekend has passed for us here at the Strawbale Studio to reminisce. After the Foraging Workshops we ask:  How do you…

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